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The atrial housing of the Kapsus radially anchors the device first to ensure safe delivery of the needle.

The anchoring system provides an efficient means of positioning the needle. After the device is in place, the physician is only required to rotate the handle to the 5 O’clock position in which the fossa ovalis is often located. This can be confirmed with conventional imaging techniques.

The housing allows for a controlled procedure with little variability, which in turn may reduce potential complications.


The Tip
The tip contains a channel to enable smooth re-sheathing of the device after the 0.018" guidwire (going to Left Atrium) is delivered to the left atrium.

The guidewire remains in the left atrium as the device is removed. The 0.018" guidewire can then be used to guide the subsequent device to the left atrium to continue the intervention.


The Needle Delivery System
The catheter's puncture needle is enclosed within a needle delivery system which allows for a variable angle of attack. This permits an optimal puncture perpendicular to the Fossa Ovalis. The angle can also be varied to preference depending on the procedure following the transseptal puncture.

The tip of the needle delivery catheter promotes tenting of the Fossa Ovalis. Tenting is a method of visible verification of a correct puncture site using Intracardiac Echocardiography. The amount of tenting varies with the angle of attack and septal thickness, but provides the physician with an added level of confidence to perform the puncture.


Imaging Visibility
The position of the needle with respect to the puncture site is identified using either Intracardiac Echocardiography or fluoroscopy. Radiopaque material loading, along with radiopaque marker bands provide visibility through either type of imaging.

The combination of imaging visibility, position anchoring, and variable puncture angle, locating the Fossa Ovalis and puncturing the target can be completed with little risk of complication.


• 85 cm working length
• 12 Fr introducer compatible
• Compatible over a 0.025" guidewire
• 0.018" guidewire delivery into the Left Atrium

The Kapsus device for Transseptal Puncture is an investigational device
not available for sale at this time.

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